A Few Fun Facts about Robert Nesta “Bob” Marley Bob Marley was born February 6, 1945 in Nine Mile, Jamaica He got the nickname “Whiteboy” because of his mixed racial makeup Once a palm reader/fortune teller Raised Catholic, but became interested in Rastafari beliefs in the 60s Bob Marley drove a BMW for years, as […]

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Naturally, many people are accusing the app of promoting blackface, while also pointing out that linking Bob to merely marijuana essentially ignores the wider reach of his legacy. Users took to Twitter to voice their frustrations.

Not longer after touching down at the Norman Manley Airport in Kingston, Jamaica recently, President Barack Obama headed straight for the Bob Marley Museum to…

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We recently saw Rihanna rocking a Bob Marley bathing suit but these photos got us wondering if the singer smokes weed like the reggae icon too. Rihanna was photo’d lighting up a fat cigar on the beach, although we can’t tell if that’s a regular ol’ cigar or one filled with some wacky tabacky. Rihanna […]

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) 1400 Northwest 12th Avenue, Miami, Fl When: May 11, 1981 What: The legendary reggae singer/songwriter and activist lost his battle with cancer shortly after arriving in Miami following alternative treatment at a clinic in Germany. Marley left behind, however, a rewarding legacy of soulful music for the […]

Lauryn Hill took her one-of-a-kind voice in an unexpected stop to the Jimmy Fallon Show to perform two of her father-in-laws classic songs “Chances Are” and “Could Be Loved.” Wednesday was the 30 year anniversary of Bob Marley’s death. Lauryn started a family with Rohan Marley, Bob Marley’s son. Bob Marley Documentary Previews Today At […]

A Bob Marley Documentary will be previewed today at the Cannes Film Festival on the 30th Anniversary of his death. “Marley” was directed by Kevin McDonald and features “his family’s private archives of music, photographs and film.” The Oscar-winning director tells BBC “”Part of the idea is trying to look at the influence he’s had […]